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Two people killed in Brighton by suspect driver during police pursuit of a stolen vehicle

The driver of a stolen vehicle, eluding Brighton officers, ran a stop sign and hit another car, killing a passenger, before hitting a pedestrian who also died at a local hospital, police said. The incident unfolded at about 11:20 a.m. Tuesday when officers went to the area of Gaviota Avenue and Goldfinch Street on a […]

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Police chase: Five people arrested after West Auckland pursuit

Five people have been taken into custody after a major police pursuit involving firearms unfolded across West Auckland this afternoon. Police received a report of an firearms incident at a property on Hillside Rd in Papatoetoe around 12.30pm. Two cars fled the scene and one was tracked by the police Eagle helicopter as it travelled […]

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Afghanistan: Seven people killed in crowd near Kabul airport – UK Ministry of Defence

Seven people in the crowds near Kabul airport died amid the chaos of those fleeing the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has said. The MoD said in a statement on Sunday that “conditions on the ground remain extremely challenging but we are doing everything we can to manage the situation as safely […]

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Two people reported dead in Czech Republic train crash

Two people are reported to have been killed in a train crash in the Czech Republic. According to Czech news agency CTK, seven people are also in a critical condition following the collision between two passenger trains in the southwestern part of the country. The emergency services said “dozens” of other people had suffered injuries […]

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COVID-19: Eleven people dying from hunger a minute as pandemic fuels starvation crisis, warns Oxfam

Deaths from starvation are outpacing those from coronavirus around the world with 11 lives a minute likely lost to hunger, an anti-poverty charity has warned. COVID-19 was one of the “three lethal Cs” fuelling the global emergency together with conflict and the climate crisis, said Oxfam. According to its report, The Hunger Virus Multiplies, a […]

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10 people working for British landmine clearance charity with links to Princess Diana and Prince Harry killed in Afghanistan

Ten people working for a British landmine clearance charity with links to Princess Diana and Prince Harry have been killed in Afghanistan, the organisation has said. Sixteen people were also injured in the attack on the camp in Baghlan province, northern Afghanistan, at around 9.50pm local time on 8 June, according to the HALO Trust. […]

Politics

People charged with domestic violence could lose their guns under proposed Colorado law

Colorado law since 2013 has required most people who are charged with domestic violence to relinquish their guns, but prosecutors and court officials acknowledge it’s loosely enforced, sometimes not at all. Lawmakers got their first look Tuesday at a bill, HB21-1255, that would strengthen compliance, which state analysts say affects thousands per year. Already, Democrats […]

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Five people flown to hospital after Queenstown jet boat crash

Twelve people have been treated by paramedics after a jet boat crash near Queenstown. Five of those people have also been flown to hospital, with four in a moderate condition and one suffering serious injuries, a St John Ambulance spokeswoman confirmed. Emergency services rushed to the scene of a jet boat crash on the Shotover […]

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Three people in hospital after eating spoiled fish from Hello Fresh meal delivery

Three people are in hospital after eating spoiled fish supplied by a meal home-delivery service. Hello Fresh today warned customers to not eat one of its dinners after fresh fish was found to contain levels of histamine poisonous to humans, the Herald revealed. The company apologised to customers, telling them not to eat portions of […]

Business

Billionaire Sumner Redstone dies at 97

(Reuters) – Billionaire Sumner Redstone, chairman and chief executive officer of National Amusements, has died at the age of 97, ViacomCBS said on Wednesday. For nearly 30 years, Redstone led Viacom as executive chairman of the board following National Amusements Inc’s acquisition of a controlling stake in the company in 1987, ViacomCBS said. Source: Read […]